History 101(TV show/series, 2020-)

22min per episode | Genre: Documentary

Documentation in 1 season with 10 episodes

History 101Rating: 4.0/5 (with 1 vote) 895
History 101 is a documentary web television series that premiered on Netflix on May 22, 2020. The premise revolves around history mini-lessons consisting of archive footage, facts and graphs about various topics. ()
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About History 101

Infographics and archival footage deliver bite-size history lessons on scientific breakthroughs, social movements and world-changing discoveries.

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History 101 Seasons and Episodes

05/22/2020Season 1 - 10 episodes
#1 | 05/22/2020Fast Food
Cheap, quick and tasty, fast food became a culinary craze in the 1950s. But has our quest for convenience created an irreversible health crisis?
#2 | 05/22/2020The Space Race
Fifteen international agencies spend $62 billion every year on space travel. What's fueling our costly — and dangerous — drive to explore the universe?
#3 | 05/22/2020The Rise of China
In the 21st century, China has become a global economic powerhouse. Why was the rest of the world so slow to notice its rise to the top?
#4 | 05/22/2020Plastics
Plastics have transformed how we live, but progress comes at a high price: 7.8 billion tons of waste. Are plastics a miracle or a catastrophe?
#5 | 05/22/2020Oil and the Middle East
Oil has brought great wealth to the Middle East and ignited major wars. Is it a blessing or a curse for the region, as well as the rest of the world?
#6 | 05/22/2020Robots
We share the planet with an estimated 9 million robots, from self-driving cars to surgical arms. Could they one day completely replace humans?
#7 | 05/22/2020Feminism
Feminism has ushered in sweeping changes to society, securing rights for women around the world. How much further do we have to go?
#8 | 05/22/2020Nuclear Power
Over 10% of the world's electricity comes from nuclear power. But with radioactive waste and the threat of nuclear meltdown, are we playing with fire?
#9 | 05/22/2020AIDS
Nearly 40 million people are living with HIV. After decades of research and activism, how far have we come in finding a cure and battling the stigma?
#10 | 05/22/2020Genetics
DNA analysis has given us the tools to map disease, solve crimes and more. But in our rush to decode DNA, are we leaping before we look?

Additional Information

Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 11 languages: Czech (CS), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Korean (KO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 05/22/2020
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"История 101"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:38923, Added: 05/14/2020, Last updated: 05/28/2020